John Ivor

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Kill
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Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Brilliant swordsman and heroic in stature, young Jeremy has only one weakness as he faces his greatest challenge. He is a coward.
Invade America!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
Eden's Deadly Shore
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Series: Swan River, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
At seventeen, shopgirl Maggie meets the man of her dreams, but her dye-stained cheeks turn the dream to nightmare. This thrilling sequel to Run Maggie Run is set in a class conscious 1830s colony, where Maggie opposes its corrupt British rulers.
Java's Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Before history, humanity begins when a strange fork-legged creature challenges bestial tradition. In making this moral stand, Java and his mate risk all.
The Painted Ladies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The nude painting of a senior officer's wife scandalises Britain's Swan River Colony in the 1830s. Young Maggie from the bakery fears for the mild male artist, her friend, who is challenged to a duel. This is a humorous excerpt from the novel "Great Land of Dreams".
The Prize Bride
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Marrying for money would save the career of a penurious young captain. But winning the daughter of The Wangler, an English tycoon, was a prospect to fear. Author John Ivor delights with this humorous account of bride-seeking in the early 1800s. The characters interact in an unusual, yet richly endowed, county mansion.
Captain Striver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Family in disgrace, a penurious young sea captain dreams of creating a British colony to replace lost America. Against him stand Admiralty, Government and the influential British East India Trading Company. Nevertheless, if only he can marry into wealth . . . Based on true events, this fictional autobiography is Book Two of ‘Strive’, dreamers of The Great Southland, published hardback in 2000
Amateur Rebel
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Series: Swan River, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Maggie, an interpreter, believes justice can’t be achieved without just rulers, so she fights corrupt despots of an 1830s British Colony. And tries not to fall in love with Jeremy, her hot-headed foolish ally. Magistrates commit murder, the natives mistake a missionary as an incarnation of the Rainbow Serpent come to evict white settlers, and Maggie could lose her head - literally!
No Kiss For A Killer
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Series: Swan River, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Skilled swordsman Jeremy Hanwell vows to avenge his father’s murder. Then he falls in love – with a woman who’ll reject him if he performs this sacred duty. Romance rides a thorny trail in an 1830s British Colony.